rebecca pope-ruark

TL;DR: I’m excited about 2020 – I have a great job and am loving my new city! I got a book contract! I’m starting coaching training! I’m taking a hiatus from...

So I sent my Professor Burnout proposal to the publisher I thought most likely to appreciate the potential of the book. After about six weeks of waiting to hear back, I...

So when writing your proposal, do what works for you. But if you feel strongly about the project, write however makes the most sense to you and think about the advice...

While different publishers will ask for different things in different forms, there are certainly common elements that will show up in most proposal. The proposal I’m working on is for a...

Once you’ve got a solid idea for a manuscript and decided that the topic really does deserve book-length treatment, you’ll want to investigate presses that might be interested in your book...

In this series, I’m talking you through the thought process I’m using to write a faculty development book proposal on burnout. I had the idea, but before I could write a...

What makes a good book proposal? Before we can answer that question, we have to take another big step back – what is a book proposal? OK, not that far back;...

I never imagined I would write and publish a “real” book (which old me would have considered a proper academic research book) especially when I chose not to even try to...

I’m writing a book on burnout! Exciting! OK, so not a topic many of us want to talk about, but we need to talk about it now before it happens to...

This is the final post from a series I wrote in 2012 about writing and publishing with undergraduate students. I’ll be publishing this series every other Thursday over the summer. For...